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Crustless Egg White Quiche with Vegetables

Crustless Egg White Quiche with Vegetables

Looking for a super tasty and healthy breakfast recipe? Try this egg white quiche. It has tons of flavor but is very low carb and healthy. Ingredients 8 egg whites (reserve yolks for baking later) ½ cup Whole Milk 1 clove Garlic, minced 1/4 cup diced onion Black Pepper, to taste 1 cup shredded Gruyere…

Easy Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken

Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken

Printable Recipe:  Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken Thighs Yummy!   Bacon and mozzarella cheese combined with honey mustard and Chicken thighs. Doesn’t that sound wonderful? This recipe is fast and easy to do, yet full of flavor.  It makes the perfect choice for busy week day nights, when time is scarce.  I used chicken thighs because they…

Chicken and Buttermillk Biscuits Pot Pie

Chicken and Buttermilk Biscuit Pot Pie

Printable Recipe Chicken and Buttermilk Biscuits Pot Pie Chicken pot pies reminds me of my childhood.  My mother used to make them often.  This recipe for chicken pot pie uses buttermilk biscuits instead of a crust on the top and bottom to reduce the calories slightly. But the recipe loses none of the taste. It…

Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon Garlic Sauce

Baked Salmon with Honey dijon Garlic Sauce

Printable Recipe: Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon and Garlic Sauce Salmon is my favorite fish.  I’m not much for fish in general unless it is seafood, but I do love salmon. This recipe for Baked salmon has a lovely honey dijon mustard and garlic sauce that compliments it well.  The recipe is very easy to…

Roast Beef with Brown Gravy

Perfect Roast Beef and Gravy

Printable Recipe – Roast Beef with Brown Gravy. I am a meat and potatoes girl.  One of my favorite meals is roast beef with gravy and roasted potatoes.  This recipe is so full of flavor and much easier than one would think. A roast is one of the easiest of meals to make, although it…

Stop Light Baguettes

Stop Light Baguettes

My daughter has a website too. This is one of her fresh and healthy recipes.  Be sure to head over to visit and have a look around her site! Ingredients: Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Heirloom Tomatoes (Green, Yellow and Red) 1 Ripe Avocado Fresh Basil A Small Sourdough Round

Tikka Masala Curry with Canneloni Beans and Cashews

Tikka Masala Curry with Canneloni Beans and Cashews

Ingredients 2 Leeks 1 Can of Cannelloni Beans, drained 1 green zucchini sliced 1 yellow zucchini sliced 1 vidalia onion cut into chunks 1 butternut pumpkin, peeled and cut into cubes 3 potatoes, cubed 1/2 cup raw cashews 3/4 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup frozen peas 1/2 cup frozen corn 1/2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp…

Gourmet Beef-Noodle Casserole

Printable Recipe:  Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole. This delicious beef and noodle casserole combines Cream cheese and Cheddar cheese to make this casserole extra rich and creamy.  It is easy to make and can be done ahead and then baked at dinner time. Cook the noodles according to package directions.  In a large skillet, cook the…

Cumin Grilled Chicken Breasts

Cumin Grilled Chicken breasts

 Printable Recipe – Cumin Grilled Chicken Breasts. This recipe for cumin grilled chicken breasts could not be easier.  It is perfect for a busy week night when time is at a minimum for cooking. Combine the cumin with salt and pepper to make a rub and spread it on the chicken breasts. Spray a grill…

Lightened Up Chicken Salad Sandwich

Printable Recipe:   Lightened up Chicken Salad Sandwich Thank heavens for supermarket rotisserie chickens. They make recipes like this lightened up Chicken Salad sandwich a breeze to make. This sandwich uses lite mayo and two types of mustard for the dressing instead of full fat mayo.  It also gets its flavor from the celery, parsley…

30 Minute Taco Melts

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The spicy flavor of Tacos combine with salsa and ground beef makes a wonderful luncheon melt.   Ingredients 1 lb lean (I use 94%) ground beef, cooked, and drained 1 1/2 cups of your favorite chunky salsa 1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands! refrigerated biscuits 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Mexican cheese blend…

Ground Beef Manicotti

Ground Beef Manicotti

This recipe for ground beef manicotti is hearty and delicious. The website also has vegetarian adaptations if you are not a meat eater. Ingredients 8 ounces of uncooked manicotti shells. 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion 3 cloves of garlic 1 pound of lean ground beef 1 tbsp each of fresh parsley, oregano, basil and…

Wild Rice and Pine Nut Recipe

Wild Rice and Pine Nut Recipe

Printable Recipe:  Wild Rice and Pine Nut Recipe This recipe for wild rice, brown rice and pine nuts has a lovely flavor seasoned with thyme and chicken stock.  For vegetarians, vegetable stock will work well too. I used a combined brown rice and wild rice mix but you can also make your own by mixing…

Chicken Cranberry and Nuts Salad

Chicken Cranberry Almond Walnut Salad

Chicken Cranberry and Nuts Salad   Print Ingredients 2 cups cubed cooked chicken ¼ cup walnuts, toasted and chopped 2 tbsp slivered almonds, finely chopped 2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion ¼ cup dried cranberries ⅓ mayonnaise 1 tablespoons tarragon vinegar Kosher salt and cracked black pepper slivered almonds to garnish Instructions Combine the mayonnaise…

Chicken Alfredo Roll-Ups

Chicken Alfredo Roll ups

  This chicken Alfredo roll ups recipe combines a traditional lasagne dish into individual serving sized roll ups.  Serve with a tossed salad and garlic bread for a classy meal that is sure to delight the pickiest of eaters. Ingredients: For the Alfredo Sauce: ½ cup light butter 2 ounces reduced fat cream cheese 2…

Simply Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Printable Recipe:  Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas This recipe for sour cream chicken enchiladas is easy to assemble, deliciously creamy and a great choice for a busy week day night.  The flavors of the sour cream and chilies make a great sauce for the dish.  The dish is very easy to make.  Just heat up your…

Ground Beef Penne Pasta Recipe

Ground Beef & Penne Pasta

Printable Recipe:  Ground Beef & Penne pasta This recipe for ground beef and penne pasta  is comfort food at it’s best. It is one of my family’s favorite recipes.  It takes very little time to prepare but tastes as though you spent hours over a hot stove. The red wine and mushrooms combine with the…

Chicken Piccata with Artichoke hearts

Cihicken Piccata with Articdhokes and Capers

Printable recipe:  Chicken Piccata with Artichoke hearts Capers & Lemon Garlic Sauce My daughter used to work at Ragazzi’s Italian restaurant here in Raleigh, NC.   My husband and I often used to dine there and one of his favorite dishes was chicken piccata. I have come up with my version of this dish and this…

Shrimp with Garlic and Parsley

Grilled shrimp with garlic and parsley

This recipe for Garlic Parsley Shrimp in a white wine sauce is perfect for a busy week night when you don’t have a lot of time.  Prep is quick and it will be on the table in a flash. It will become one of your favorite quick shrimp recipes. If you are looking for easy appetizers…